Albany police log
07/19/2012 10:00:42 AM PDT
07/19/2012 10:00:42 AM PDT
SUNDAY, July 8 VANDALISM -- A bottle was thrown through the window of a car on Washington Avenue overnight. AUTO BREAK-IN -- Cars on Evelyn Avenue and Spokane Street were burgled overnight. WARNING -- At 11 p.m. officers issued a warning to the driver of a black limousine who was reportedly driving recklessly by weaving in and out of traffic on San Pablo Avenue.
MONDAY, July 9 COMPLAINT -- Officers received a call at 5:30 p.m. about numerous dogs in Memorial Park in violation of the city ordinance restricting the times dogs are allowed to use the park. A request was made for officers to patrol the park on a regular basis. There were no dogs when officers arrived.
TUESDAY, July 10 DISTURBANCE -- Officers responded to Washington Avenue at 2 a.m. after receiving a call regarding a person near the Club Mallard yelling. Officers issued a citation and the person departed. DUI -- At 2 a.m. officers arrested a Hercules man on Madison Street for suspicion of two counts of DUI. HOME BREAK-IN -- Property was stolen during the day from a residence on Talbot Avenue. VANDALISM -- At 10 p.m. a resident on Madison Street reported that someone fired a round through his front window, possibly using a BB gun. He reported seeing two to four juveniles flee in a blue four-door Honda on Washington Avenue headed toward San Pablo Avenue.
WEDNESDAY, July 11 WARRANT -- Officers stopped a vehicle at 1 a.m. on Masonic Avenue for a vehicle code violation. They arrested the driver, an El Cerrito man, for an outstanding warrant. HOME BREAK-IN -- Thieves gained access to a Telvin Street residence by breaking through the bathroom screen and stole items from inside. THEFT -- A red child's Trek bike with orange flames on the seat was stolen overnight from a residence on Stannage Avenue. A bike matching this description was located on Stannage Avenue at 8:30 p.m. DOUBLE ARREST -- At 8 p.m. officers contacted a person on San Pablo Avenue who appeared to be intoxicated and unable to care for himself. They arrested the Albany man for suspicion of disorderly conduct and took him to North County Jail. He was arrested a second time on July 13 at 7:30 p.m. near Solano and San Pablo avenues for similar charges. DUI -- Officers stopped a vehicle on Buchanan Street at 11 p.m. for a vehicle code violation. They arrested the driver, an El Cerrito man, for suspicion of two counts of DUI and hit and run. He was cited and released with a notice to appear.
THURSDAY, July 12 THEFT -- A planter box was stolen overnight off a front porch of a residence on Peralta Avenue. COMPLAINT -- A caller complained at 6 p.m. that six dogs were in Memorial Park during a time when dogs are not allowed and requested officers to enforce the city ordinance. There were no dogs when officers arrived.
FRIDAY, July 13 FOUND PROPERTY -- A resident on Talbot Avenue reported finding a bike on the sidewalk in front of his home at 7 a.m. Officers took possession of the bike. AUTO BREAK-IN -- Property was stolen overnight from a car on Curtis Avenue. BURGLARY -- At 1 p.m. officers received a call reporting that two teenage males were seen going into a yard through the south gate of a residence on Talbot Avenue. Officers arrested a 16-year-old boy for suspicion of burglary and took him to Alameda County Juvenile Hall. THEFT -- A red road bike was reported stolen from a Talbot Avenue residence and another bike was found out front. ARREST -- Officers received several reports of a man dancing in the street and on the sidewalk while listening to an iPod. At 7:30 p.m. they received reports that the man was bothering pedestrians. They arrested the transient man for suspicion of possession of burglary tools, possession of stolen property and a probation violation.
SATURDAY, July 14 DUI -- At 1:30 a.m. officers stopped a vehicle traveling the wrong way on Adams Street and arrested the driver, a Berkeley man, for suspicion of two counts of DUI. DUI -- Officers stopped a vehicle near Solano Avenue and Jackson Street at 2 a.m. for a vehicle code violation and arrested the driver, a Richmond woman, for suspicion of two counts of DUI. ASSISTANCE -- At 3:30 p.m. officers and paramedics provided assistance at an accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian near Al's Big Burgers on San Pablo Avenue. DRINKING IN PUBLIC -- Officers contacted a person near San Pablo and Solano avenues at 6:30 p.m. who appeared to be intoxicated and unable to care for himself. They arrested the Berkeley man for suspicion of disorderly conduct. TRESPASSING -- At 9 p.m. officers contacted a group of four to five older teenagers who had climbed onto the roof of Marin School on Santa Fe Avenue. They took four minors into custody and released them to a parent or guardian with a notice to appear.
-- Kristina Osborn